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Cedar Rapids Travel Guide

Cedar Rapids is the second largest city in the state of Iowa. Cedar Rapids got its name from the many red cedar trees around the river and the rapid flow of the Cedar River. Mixing these two gave the city its name. The city’s history is pretty long and it dates back to 1838 when the first settlers have arrived. The city’s economy started to rapidly grow when the meat packing company was established in the town. Ever since the city has kept growing and developing. Sadly Cedar Rapids experienced a few grand floods when the river reached records highs and it has demolished thousands of properties each time. Cedar Rapids offers a great variety of things to do, sights to see, and areas to explore for visitors. It is a beautiful city which is full of lush green areas, wetlands, and great cultural centers.

Things to Do in Cedar Rapids

Visit Cedar Rapids to have a holiday trip full of adventure and happiness. The city offers a great variety of amenities and landmarks. If you love history and exploring, then you will enjoy your stay very much. The top landmarks in this area include Brucemore which is a living landmark in the city. The park-like estate is over 26 acres and it features a beautiful garden, a 21-room mansion and a lovely story. Visit the sight and attend a great tour where you can explore the area.

Moreover, the Czech Village, New Bohemia District, is a beloved spot to visit in Cedar Rapids. This authentic neighborhood offers a great variety of things to do and places to try. Lots of restaurants and bakeries are located here. The old historical buildings attract many people to the area. Additionally, if you are an art lover make sure to check out the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art where lots of various era artworks and superb guided tours are available for visitors. Moreover, the History Center is also a super spot to see if you are interested in the history of Cedar Rapids and Iowa.

Furthermore, Cedar Rapids offers lots of great parks and nature areas. Visit the Cedar River where long trails, walking paths, kayak and canoe rental options, and fishing areas are featured. Additionally, if you are a big fishing enthusiast, check out the Prairie Park Fishery where of course you can fish and explore the area on foot or from a boat.

Best Places to Stay in Cedar Rapids

Mound View, Wellington Heights, and Northwest Area are the best areas to stay at Cedar Rapids during your vacation. There are lots of great sights and landmarks in this area so you can easily access them in a few minutes. Also the river and the lake are excellent locations for a great vacation home rental. Restaurants, bars, clubs and stores are in the area as well so you can have everything close. Vacation rentals in Cedar Rapids are popular, so browse the listings and find the best vacation rentals for your needs. Lots of great rentals in Cedar Rapids are offered all the time, such as beautiful, small apartments, large houses or luxurious condos. These Cedar Rapids vacation rentals feature full kitchens, large living rooms, pet friendly amenities and much more.

Best Time to Visit Cedar Rapids

The seasons in Cedar Rapids are very different and it truly a four-season destination. from May until September the average temperature is 75 degrees, however, as soon as October comes the average temperature drops to 40 degrees and it only gets colder than that. There is not too much rain here, only a few inches in June and July. The best time to visit Cedar Rapids is August when the temperature is lovely and warm, there is no rain and you can spend plenty of time outside.

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Cedar Rapids tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Cedar Rapids tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Cedar Rapids is in May, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Cedar Rapids is in the high season in August. Cedar Rapids has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Cedar Rapids

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Cedar Rapids. The hottest month in Cedar Rapids is June, when temperatures peak at 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -30 ˚F. The wettest month in Cedar Rapids is August with 7.99 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.94 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Cedar Rapids

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. AllTheRooms has 556 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Cedar Rapids, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those wanting to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Cedar Rapids is just $10 a night. An average vacation rental in Cedar Rapids costs on average $74 a night.

If you want to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 167 accommodations in Cedar Rapids that have WiFi. 26 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 39 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Cedar Rapids? Then choose one of the 172 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 34 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 61 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Cedar Rapids AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 144 places to stay from Airbnb, 15 accommodations from Priceline and 15 places to stay from Agoda.

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